Inspiring Engineers 2017-2018 new faculty Undergraduate research
Outfitted with workbenches, laser cutters, 3-D printers and other tools, the new Duke Engineering Design Pod provides a dedicated 5,000-square-foot workspace and active-learning classroom for the first-year design course.

March 22, 2018

Real-World Design

An innovative course gives first-year students early engineering experience as they work in teams to design, prototype and deliver solutions to meet real community needs

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March 20, 2018

Student-produced Performance Illuminates Links Between Energy, Technology and the Body

A Bass Connections team explores and provokes deeper questioning of energy use

Self-assembled structures formed by a FAME, fatty-acid-modified elastin-like polypeptides. Researchers use temperature cues to make the molecules assemble themselves.

March 19, 2018

Modified Biomaterials Perform Orderly Self-Assembly in Response to Temperature Cues

Using post-translational modification, researchers were able to create unique biomaterials with programmable behavior

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Pittcon Expo Insider | March 1, 2018

Mass Spectrometry on the Move

Featuring Jason Amsden


Triangle Business Journal | February 23, 2018

Triangle Tire Tech Firm Eyes Commercialization after Scoring $4.5M

Featuring Aaron Franklin


Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News | February 23, 2018

Using Multiple Cell Lines to Manufacture Biotech Products

Featuring Lingchong You

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faculty in the National Academy of Engineering

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of Pratt seniors had job offers at time of graduation

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major externally funded research centers

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patents issued to Pratt innovators in 2017

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Ranked #9

among top U.S. engineering schools by per-faculty research spending